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Colorado lawmakers are back to fix a pot tax error

Whatever plans Colorado lawmakers had for the first week of October, they are ruined now. All 100 legislators return to the Capitol for a special session Monday. Gov. John Hickenlooper called them...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man who gave cannabis to boy behind medical pot law charged

DENVER – A man who made cannabis oil for a Colorado boy who was instrumental in passing a state law requiring schools to allow students to use medical marijuana is facing several felony drug...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico district attorneys push for changes to bail rules

ALBUQUERQUE – Top prosecutors from judicial districts across New Mexico said Thursday the rules adopted by the state Supreme Court for overhauling the bail and pretrial detention system have led to...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico Supreme Court strikes down judge’s gag order

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Supreme Court overturned a judge’s order barring a newspaper reporter and other people from disclosing information the judge deemed confidential at the trial of a business...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Key figure in Utah political scandal appeals conviction

DENVER – A onetime helicopter-flying millionaire who helped launch a pay-to-play scandal involving two former Utah attorneys general will ask a federal appeals court Thursday to reverse his...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver prosecutor asks grand jury to review 2010 jail death

DENVER – A Colorado district attorney on Thursday asked a grand jury to investigate the 2010 death of a street preacher in a city jail after deputies shocked the man with a Taser and restrained...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

U.S., Mexico expand pact on managing overused Colorado River

DENVER – The United States and Mexico have agreed to renew and expand a far-reaching conservation agreement that governs how they manage the overused Colorado River, which supplies water to...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

U.S., Mexico expand pact on managing overused Colorado River

DENVER – The United States and Mexico have agreed to renew and expand a far-reaching conservation agreement that governs how they manage the overused Colorado River, which supplies water to...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico governor wants politicians off investment council

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez proposed Tuesday removing elected officials – including the governor – from a council overseeing a multibillion-dollar state endowment amid concerns about...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado teacher to tout nontraditional teaching method in D.C.

COLORADO SPRINGS – An Air Force veteran and fifth-grade teacher from Colorado is making a trip to Washington, D.C., to tell Education Secretary Betsy DeVos about the nontraditional teaching method...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rising New Mexico crime rates propelled by Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE – The FBI is reporting rising rates of property and violent crime in New Mexico that is largely propelled by increases in the state’s most populous city Albuquerque. The agency’s Crime...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Few Colorado intimate photo cases reach verdict, despite law

DENVER – A Colorado law designed to punish people for posting intimate photos of former lovers or spouses on the internet has resulted in nearly 200 charges since it was passed in 2014. But...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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